43 relations: Acid, Actinopterygii, Animal Biology (journal), Ant, Aquarium, Baetidae, Bluegill, Cape Town, Cederberg, Chironomidae, Citrus, Clanwilliam, Western Cape, Conservation biology, Cyprinidae, Egg, Endemism, Family (biology), Fertilizer, Habitat destruction, Insectivore, International Union for Conservation of Nature, Introduced species, Keppel Harcourt Barnard, Olifants River (Western Cape), Pesticide, Plantation, Polyploid, Predation, Pseudobarbus, Rainbow trout, Riparian zone, Shoaling and schooling, Smallmouth bass, South Africa, Spawn (biology), Species, Surface runoff, Tilapia sparrmanii, Tributary, Twee River redfin, Vulnerable species, Water pollution, Western Cape.
An acid is a molecule or ion capable of donating a hydron (proton or hydrogen ion H+), or, alternatively, capable of forming a covalent bond with an electron pair (a Lewis acid).
Actinopterygii, or the ray-finned fishes, constitute a class or subclass of the bony fishes.
Animal Biology is a peer-reviewed scientific journal in the field of zoology.
Ants are eusocial insects of the family Formicidae and, along with the related wasps and bees, belong to the order Hymenoptera.
An aquarium (plural: aquariums or aquaria) is a vivarium of any size having at least one transparent side in which aquatic plants or animals are kept and displayed.
Baetidae is a family of mayflies with about 1000 described species in 110 genera distributed worldwide.
The bluegill (Lepomis macrochirus) is a species of freshwater fish sometimes referred to as bream, brim, or copper nose.
Cape Town (Kaapstad,; Xhosa: iKapa) is a coastal city in South Africa.
The Cederberg mountains (Sederberg) and nature reserve are located near Clanwilliam, approximately 300 km north of Cape Town, South Africa at about.
The Chironomidae (informally known as chironomids, nonbiting midges, or lake flies) comprise a families of nematoceran flies with a global distribution.
Citrus is a genus of flowering trees and shrubs in the rue family, Rutaceae.
Clanwilliam is a town in the Olifants River valley in the Western Cape, South Africa, about north of Cape Town.
Conservation biology is the management of nature and of Earth's biodiversity with the aim of protecting species, their habitats, and ecosystems from excessive rates of extinction and the erosion of biotic interactions.
The Cyprinidae are the family of freshwater fishes, collectively called cyprinids, that includes the carps, the true minnows, and their relatives (for example, the barbs and barbels).
An egg is the organic vessel containing the zygote in which an animal embryo develops until it can survive on its own; at which point the animal hatches.
Endemism is the ecological state of a species being unique to a defined geographic location, such as an island, nation, country or other defined zone, or habitat type; organisms that are indigenous to a place are not endemic to it if they are also found elsewhere.
In biological classification, family (familia, plural familiae) is one of the eight major taxonomic ranks; it is classified between order and genus.
A fertilizer (American English) or fertiliser (British English; see spelling differences) is any material of natural or synthetic origin (other than liming materials) that is applied to soils or to plant tissues to supply one or more plant nutrients essential to the growth of plants.
Habitat destruction is the process in which natural habitat is rendered unable to support the species present.
robber fly eating a hoverfly An insectivore is a carnivorous plant or animal that eats insects.
The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN; officially International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources) is an international organization working in the field of nature conservation and sustainable use of natural resources.
An introduced species (alien species, exotic species, non-indigenous species, or non-native species) is a species living outside its native distributional range, which has arrived there by human activity, either deliberate or accidental.
Keppel Harcourt Barnard (31 March 1887 – 22 September 1964) was a South African zoologist and museum director.
The Olifants River (Olifantsrivier) is a river in the southwestern area of the Western Cape Province of South Africa.
Pesticides are substances that are meant to control pests, including weeds.
A plantation is a large-scale farm that specializes in cash crops.
Polyploid cells and organisms are those containing more than two paired (homologous) sets of chromosomes.
Predation is a biological interaction where a predator (a hunting animal) kills and eats its prey (the organism that is attacked).
Pseudobarbus is a ray-finned fish genus in the family Cyprinidae.
The rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) is a trout and species of salmonid native to cold-water tributaries of the Pacific Ocean in Asia and North America.
A riparian zone or riparian area is the interface between land and a river or stream.
In biology, any group of fish that stay together for social reasons are shoaling (pronounced), and if the group is swimming in the same direction in a coordinated manner, they are schooling (pronounced). In common usage, the terms are sometimes used rather loosely.
The smallmouth bass (Micropterus dolomieu) is a species of freshwater fish in the sunfish family (Centrarchidae) of the order Perciformes.
South Africa, officially the Republic of South Africa (RSA), is the southernmost country in Africa.
Spawn is the eggs and sperm released or deposited into water by aquatic animals.
In biology, a species is the basic unit of classification and a taxonomic rank, as well as a unit of biodiversity, but it has proven difficult to find a satisfactory definition.
Surface runoff (also known as overland flow) is the flow of water that occurs when excess stormwater, meltwater, or other sources flows over the Earth's surface.
Tilapia sparrmanii, the banded tilapia, or vlei kurper, is a widespread and adaptable cichlid fish that is found in warmer freshwater habitats of southern Africa.
A tributary or affluent is a stream or river that flows into a larger stream or main stem (or parent) river or a lake.
The Twee River redfin (Pseudobarbus erubescens) or simply Twee redfin is a ray-finned fish species in the family Cyprinidae.
A vulnerable species is one which has been categorized by the International Union for Conservation of Nature as likely to become endangered unless the circumstances that are threatening its survival and reproduction improve.
Water pollution is the contamination of water bodies, usually as a result of human activities.
The Western Cape (Wes-Kaap, Ntshona Koloni) is a province of South Africa, situated on the south-western coast of the country.